James Albert MURDOCK[1]

Male 1856 - 1945  (88 years)


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  • Name James Albert MURDOCK 
    Born 19 Aug 1856  [2
    Gender Male 
    Birth Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth Abt 1857  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Birth 19 Aug 1857  Ontario, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  Adelaide, Middlesex, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his parents 
    Moved Abt 1882  Bingham, Huron County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Misc 30 Jan 1899  North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    obtained entry for his homestead 
    Address:
    S.E. section 20 of Township 16, Range 20, West of the 2nd meridi 
    Misc Apr 1899  Township 16, North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    built his home on his homestead 
    Residence 18 May 1899  Township 16, North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    began living on his homestead 
    Census 1901  Assiniboia West, North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Sarah Murdock (wife of James) does not appear in this household.
    Occupation 1901  [6
    farmer 
    Residence 1901  Assiniboia West, North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • His wife Sarah was not with him in the 1901 census.
    Occupation 1902  [8
    farmer 
    Possessions 17 Sep 1902  Township 16, North-West Territories, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    received a grant of land 
    Address:
    the south east quarter of section twenty 
    • This area is now part of Saskatchewan and the township was described on the grant as being 'West of the Second Meridian in the Provisional District of Assiniboia'.
    Misc 29 Oct 1902  [9
    was sent a notification of patent from the Department of the Interior, Ottawa 
    • The letter reads:
      Lr. No ____
      Ref. No. 497417
      Department of the Interior,
      Ottawa, Oct 29 1902
      Sir,
      I have to inform you that a patent for
      S.E. 1/4 of section 20
      in Township 16 Range 20 West
      of the 2nd Meridian,
      bearing date the 17th September 1902
      has issued in your name, and that in accordance with the
      provisions of Section 39 of "the Land Titles Act, 1894,"
      being Chapter 28 of 57-58 Victoria, it has been forwarded to
      the Registrar of the Land Registration District of
      Assiniboia
      who will furnish you with a duplicate certificate of title free
      of charge upon receipt or your application to him therefor,
      provided he finds the land free of any encumbrance except
      those encumbrances to the Crown which are referred to in
      any certificate transmitted to him under the provisions of Sec.
      18 of Chap. 29, 60-61 Victoria.
      For this purpose please place yourself in communication
      with that official, giving him your full name and your Post
      Office address.
      The Registrar's address is The Registrar,
      Regina, Assa.
      I am, Sir,
      Your obedient servant,
      PERLEY G. KEYES,
      Secretary.

      To. Jas A. Murdock Esq
      Regina
      N.W.T.
    Occupation farmer  [5, 7, 10, 11, 12
    Religion Methodist  [5
    Died 17 Jul 1945  [2, 13
    Buried 20 Jul 1945  Regina Cemetery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • plot 263-01-N
      The dates on the stone are incorrect, and says his birth year was 1885.
    Person ID I6779  My Family
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2017 

    Father Henry MURDOCK,   b. May 1822, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1907, Ubly, Ingham, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Diana Alice NELIN,   b. 13 Feb 1830, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1902, Bingham, Huron, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married CALC 1852 
    Family ID F90108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah PARKER,   b. Abt 1857,   d. Abt Feb 1936, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [3, 14
    Married 25 Dec 1877  Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence BY 1880  Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    lot 8, concession 13 
    Census 1881  Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence BY 1900  Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Census 1906  Assiniboin West, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Census 1916  Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence 1916  "township 16", Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Chester Walter MURDOCK,   b. 30 Aug 1878, Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1953, St. Joseph's Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Bertha Eveline MURDOCK,   b. 6 Jun 1880, Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1957  (Age 76 years)
     3. Annie May MURDOCK,   b. 26 May 1882, Bingham, Huron, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rose E MURDOCK,   b. 23 Mar 1884, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lorne Henry MURDOCK,   b. Abt 1885, Ubly, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. POSS 2 May 1977  (Age ~ 92 years)
     6. Roy John MURDOCK,   b. 1888, Ubly, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 82 years)
     7. Flossie Myrtle MURDOCK,   b. 6 Nov 1890, Bingham, Huron County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Elizabeth MURDOCK,   b. 8 Apr 1893, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Albert J. MURDOCK,   b. Oct 1895, Bingham, Huron County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Beulah MURDOCK,   b. Abt 1900, Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F90058  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1857 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1877 - Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    lot 8, concession 13 - BY 1880 - Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Brooke, Lambton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - BY 1900 - Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1906 - Assiniboin West, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1916 - Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - "township 16", Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    James Albert Murdock c. 1930s
    James Albert Murdock c. 1930s
    Pat Gillingham collection

  • Sources 
    1. [S3209] Saskatchewan provincial Archive, collection number 542, file number 497417, homestead file for S.E. 1/4 of Section 20 in Township 16, Range 20, West of the Meridian (11 pages); Statement made and sworn by James Albert Murdock in support of his application for his land patent.

    2. [S3211] Parker Family tradition (Jennifer Aitkens), 'The John Parker - Mary Ann Watson Parker family' notes; possibly written by 'Win' or Carrie Parker; daughters of Franklin Parker; unknown date.

    3. [S2980] British Columbia Births, Marriage & Deaths, Royal BC Museum online, MURDOCK, Chester Walter; death; 53-09-006999; 16 June 1953; downloaded; July 2013.

    4. [S2673] www Granny's Garden - 1871 Brooke township census, viewed; 2010; Henry & Diane Murdock family in Brooke twshp.

    5. [S2662] 1881 Census of Canada, dowloaded; 2010; images; Household of William & Sarah J. Parker (& James Murdock family) of Lambton Ontario, film C-13277, p9.

    6. [S2706] 1901 Census of Canada, downloaded; September 2017; household of James A Murdock, Assiniboia West, North-west Territories, household 29.

    7. [S2687] Michigan Births, 1867-1902, FamilySearch.com, downloaded; 2010; birth of Anna Mary MURDOCK daughter of James Albert MURDOCK of Canada.

    8. [S3197] Library and Archives Canada: Land Grants of Western Canada database, viewd and downloaded; June 2017; land grant for James Albert Murdock, the south east quarter of section twenty of township 16, range 20, west of the 2nd meridian in the provisional district of Assiniboia; item number 93474.

    9. [S3209] Saskatchewan provincial Archive, collection number 542, file number 497417, homestead file for S.E. 1/4 of Section 20 in Township 16, Range 20, West of the Meridian (11 pages); letter to James A. Murdock from the department of the Interior regarding a patent issued in his name.

    10. [S2668] Ancestry.com: Ontario, Canada Marriages database, downloaded; 2010; marriage of James Murdock & Sarah Parker film # MS929_27.

    11. [S2669] Ancestry.com: Ontario, Canada Births, downloaded; 2010; birth of Bertha Eveline Murdock film # MS929_43.

    12. [S2669] Ancestry.com: Ontario, Canada Births, downloaded; July 2013; birth of Charles "Earnest" Murdock, son of James Murdock & Sarah Parker.

    13. [S3123] City of Regina Cemetery Records, viewed; December 2015; burial of James A. Murdock, age 88 who died 17 July 1945.

    14. [S2695] Book: Prarie Reflections, p. 718.
      James Murdock & Sarah Parker, parents of Roy John Murdock

    15. [S2678] 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, downloaded; 2010; household of James Murdock 1916; Saskatchewan, Regina, 02; Roll: T-21943; Page: 2; Family No: 18.
      daughter Beulah was born abt 1900 in Saskatchewan

    16. [S2679] 1906 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, downloaded; 2010; household of James Murdock Year: Place: 26B, Assiniboia West, Saskatchewan. Page 7, Family No: 52.

    17. [S2678] 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, downloaded; 2010; household of James Murdock 1916; Saskatchewan, Regina, 02; Roll: T-21943; Page: 2; Family No: 18.



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